NetBeans Module Automatic Unload

As a quick follow-up to my previous post on the NetBeans Feature on Demand, I was thinking about how nice it would to further optimize the NetBeans startup time (via module unloading). When NetBeans loads, it processes and loads each module that is active. To speed up this process I manually uninstall modules I know [...]

Javadoc Analyzer in NetBeans 6.1

NetBeans 5.5 contained a useful tool called the ‘Javadoc Auto Comment’ feature. With the heavy rewrite of the NetBeans internals in version 6.0, the auto comment tool as we knew it was stripped out. This was down with some howling and protests, but at least there was a good reason (and not simply for the [...]

Sun Distributes ’100 NetBeans IDE Tips and Tricks’ Mini-Book at NetBeans Day 2008.

Throughout Sun’s CommunityOne 2008 (specifically the NetBeans track), they distributed the standard swag one might expect of this type of event (bags, hats, shirts, etc.). At the conclusion of NetBeans Day, they also distributed a new mini-book about NetBeans tips and tricks. Roughly 140 pages, the book was authored by Ruth Kusterer, a technical writer [...]

NetBeans Day at CommunityOne 2008

Greetings everyone! I’m currently attending CommunityOne 2008 in San Francisco, California. I just wanted to provide a quick overview for folks who couldn’t make it here…

Sun Releases Java 6 Update 6 (JDK 1.6.0.06)

Bug fixes in JDK 1.6.0.6. BugId Category Subcategory Description 6532373 java classes_awt xcb_xlib.c:50: xcb_xlib_unlock: Assertion ‘c->xlib.lock’ failed. 6632169 java classes_net HttpClient and HttpsClient should not try to reverse lookup IP address of a proxy server 6648816 java classes_security REGRESSION: setting -Djava.security.debug=failure result in NPE in ACC 6650748 java classes_util_i18n (tz) Java runtime doesn’t detect VET [...]